In the News

As National Nurse Anesthetists Week (January 19-25, 2014) unfolds, we post news coverage of the event here. Check back over the course of the week to see what's going on around the country!
Bayhealth recently recognized Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week.
Dover Post, February 4, 2014
Daniel and Hadley Talk About Nurse Anesthetist Week!
YouTube, January 23, 2014
North American Partners in Anesthesia Celebrates Its Nurse Anesthetists During National Nurse Anesthetist Week
North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), the largest single specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company in the United States, recognizes Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists with its celebration of the 15th annual National Nurse Anesthetist Week.
Market Wired, January 23, 2014
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges have each issued proclamations for this week’s National Nurse Anesthetists Week.
Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, January 23, 2014
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed this week (Jan. 19-25) as National Nurse Anesthetists Week.
Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, January 22, 2014
Ardell F. Brede has proclaimed Jan. 19-25 as Nurse Anesthetists Week in the city of Rochester, home of the oldest continuously operating school of nurse anesthesia in the U.S.
Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, January 21, 2014
Get to Know Your CRNA
Jim Albrecht, with the Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists, says CRNAs help keep health expenses down and provide much needed care to rural areas, which are often underserved. CRNAs allow those rural areas to offer obstetrical, surgical, pain management and trauma stabilization services.
WKOW (Madison, Wis.), January 21, 2014
Feeling No Pain
Robin Hood is a CRNA at Tahlequah City Hospital, and provides general anesthesia, regional anesthesia - nerve blocks - for post-operative pain relief, epidurals and spinal blocks and sedations. She chose this line of nursing because it provides her a good deal of autonomy.
Tahlequah Daily Press, January 21,2014
Anesthetists Celebrate Type A Personalities
While Cook said she's doing her job right if her patients don't remember her after a procedure, she said it's important for patients to know that CRNAs are there. She said that's the point of National Nurse Anesthetists Week.
Republican Herald, January 20, 2014
St. Anthony Summit Celebrates National Nurse Anesthetists Week
This week, Jan. 19 to 25, is National Nurse Anesthetist Week and to celebrate, the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center will host a health fair from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20 in the main lobby of the hospital, 340 Peak One Dr. in Frisco.
Summit Daily (Summit, Colo.), January 19, 2014
Nurse Anesthetists Number One Priority and Passion Are One and the Same: Their Patients
The five CRNAs working at JCMH are Mark Vadney, Jessica Poe, Johnny Sacco, Mark Waterman, and Brian Knight.
Altus Times, January 18, 2014
Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center recognizes the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist profession by celebrating National Nurse Anesthetists Week.
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier, January 14, 2014
CRNAs from Emporia Anesthesia Associates and thousands of their colleagues from around the country are celebrating this year’s 15th annual National Nurse Anesthetists Week.
The Emporia Gazette, January 10, 2014.